Instead of baking your own cookies, skip ahead to the fun part at this cookie decorating party. Use icing, sprinkles and more to create edible masterpieces to give as gifts to loved ones or to your stomach.
Where: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh at 612 Smithfield St. (Downtown)
When: December 23, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
In recognition of the winter solstice, a Downtown yoga studio will host a candlelight yoga practice set to live music. Held on the longest night of the year, this class will be an intention-setting practice for an abundant 2018.
Where: Inhale Yoga at 100 7th St. (Downtown)
When: December 21, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
How much: $17 drop-in rate
At Soup for Change, enjoy a free bowl of hot soup, along with important conversation. The event provides Pittsburghers with an opportunity to begin a dialogue about homelessness and poverty in our region. Up to 80 participants can attend, and each will be paired up with a stranger to discuss these issues.
Where: Market Square holiday market at 2 Market Square (Downtown)
When: December 19, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
How much: Free
LUXE Creative will transform Hotel Monaco into a winter wonderland. Grab a holiday-inspired sandwich and some cider to shop from a long list of The Wintermarket vendors. Check out a selection of handmade items like glassware, soft goods, leather goods, jewelry and more from local makers.
Where: Kimpton Hotel Monaco at 620 William Penn Place (Downtown)
When: December 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to December 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Head Downtown for a dark twist on the holiday season. Krampus — a half goat, half demon — arrives at 7 p.m. There will be photo ops, a performance by the all-Krampus band Sleigher and a Krampus Krawl bar crawl. Intrigued? Here's everything you need to know about the festivities.
Where: Market Square (Downtown)
When: December 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Join us as we recognize stellar under-40 political leaders working to make Pittsburgh better. Your ticket includes appetizers, beer, wine and spirits, as well as your chance to meet The Incline's Who's Next: Politics class, presented by S&T Bank and C Shoemaker Custom Clothier. (Please bring ID to present to PPG Place security.)
Where: Industrious at One PPG Place, 31st Floor (Downtown)
When: November 29, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
How much: $20 for public | Free for Who's Next: Politics honorees